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Packing Resources and Supplies: Testing and Design

Looking to make the most of your shipping? Our state-of-the-art, LEED-certified packaging lab can assess, test and design packaging for a wide variety of products.

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  • FedEx Packing Resources and Supplies, Testing and Design

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Testing and design

From perishables, glass and delicate electronics to large freight shipments, our pros can help right-size your packaging to protect your items, reduce your costs and minimize your environmental impact. FedEx Packaging Services also offers custom engineering guidance, including on-site support from our nationwide team of field packaging engineers. Download the FedEx Packaging Services guide (826 Kb PDF) for details.  

For more information on package testing (including freight), and for guidance on adhesion standards when using your own shipping label, contact FedEx Packaging Services at packagingservices@fedex.com or 1.800.633.7019.

When you have something to pack you can also stop by a FedEx Office location, where our pros have the specialty boxes and bags, supplies, and packing expertise that you need.

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  • FedEx package assessment application

Apply for package assessment

For a consultation with FedEx Packaging Services, complete the FedEx Package Assessment Application. The assessment report you receive will include a FedEx packaging engineer’s recommendations.

  • FedEx procedures for testing packaged products

FedEx procedures for testing packaged products

In a lab environment, our packaging testing team eliminates the guesswork by conducting package performance tests for your FedEx® shipments. For more information on the testing procedures, download our guides:

Testing Packaged Products Weighing Up to 150 Lbs. (2.20 Mb PDF)
Testing Packaged Products Weighing More Than 150 Lbs. (2.46 Mb PDF)

  • FedEx package-sample testing

Apply for package-sample testing

To submit package samples for testing, download and complete the FedEx Packaging Test Application (321 Kb PDF).

For detailed instructions about submitting your packaging for testing, please contact FedEx Packaging Services at packagingservices@fedex.com or contact your FedEx account executive for more information.

Please note that federal, legal and regulatory requirements prevent us from returning certain commodities, including wine and alcohol shipments.

  • FedEx package-design assistance

Apply for package-design assistance

To request package-design assistance, download and complete the FedEx Packaging Design Application (82 Kb PDF).

For detailed instructions about submitting your packaging for design recommendations, please contact FedEx Packaging Services at packagingservices@fedex.com or contact your FedEx account executive for more information.

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